Antique Java Style Majapahit Indonesian Seated Bronze Devi Tara Statue - Protector & Preserver - 41cm/16"
Measurements Height 41cm/16"
An antique Java Style seated bronze Devi Tara sculpture in the 13th century Majapahit style. Here Tara is surrounded by three meditating Buddhas. A stunning piece.
In Buddhism, Tara is a Bodhisattva. She is the Goddess of Compassion. Here she is seated on round lotus petal pedestal which is itself stood on a large and highly decorated pedestal. She is is seated, in virasana, cross-legged symbol of Serenity.
Tara holds in her left hand the stem of a lotus flower which extends above her shoulder. He right hand is held in a gesture of teaching. She wears a richly bejewelled dhotis and upavitas. Her face has a serene downcast gaze.
Tara wears a decorative Javanese style tiara, on her head, in front of her Kirita-Makuta or tall conical crown. This symbolises her control over Positive and Negative attitudes. She has an aquiline nose and elongated earlobes with large earrings.
A halo stands behind representing her divinity.
Surrounding Tara are three Buddha sculptures. There are seated in the half lotus position with his hands in the Dhyana mudrā or 'Meditation pose.
The sculpture has a wonderful green and gray malachite patina.
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My Buddha came tonight and WOW I love him!! He's even better than the picture. Thank you SO much.
Teri, Beckenham, UK
Just to confirm that the piece has already arrived, and has taken a comfy place in my 18th century collection.Thanks very much for your speed and patience! Warm wishes.
Herman, Vittorio Veneto, Italy
We love [our Buddha]!! Thank you!
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